Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month: The Esquivel Family’s Story

Categories: Clinical Services, Disabilities Services, Feature
May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month. While this rare and fatal disease may be unfamiliar to some, it affects tens of thousands of Americans. At Catholic Charities we are proud to be one of a very few organizations to serve this specific community of patients through our St. Jude’s Project. To honor HD Awareness Month, we …

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St. Jude’s Project: A Compassionate Approach to Caring for an Underserved Population

Categories: Clinical Services, Feature
May is Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month. While this rare and fatal disease may be unfamiliar to some, it affects tens of thousands of Americans. At Catholic Charities we are proud to be one of a very few organizations to serve this specific community of patients through our St. Jude’s Project. To honor HD Awareness Month, …

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Working with Meaning and Purpose, Catholic Charities DC served 143,000 People Last Year

Categories: Clinical Services, Community Outreach, Disabilities Services, Education and Employment, Feature, Fundraising, Giving, Homeless Services, Non-Profit, Volunteering
  As we approach the dawn of a new decade, we at Catholic Charities DC want to take a moment to recognize and celebrate some of our accomplishments from 2019. Of course, the impact we’ve had across the region would not have been possible without our amazing community of donors, supporters, and volunteers. The past …

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Journey from Immigrant Teen to Business Leader Aided by Mentors

Categories: Clinical Services, Education and Employment, Feature
The 1980s were a turbulent time in El Salvador. Consumed by a civil war, thousands of innocent civilians we terrorized by the unrest. It was no different for Omar Martinez. As a boy, Martinez and his family fled from their home in hopes of finding sanctuary in other parts of the country. But by the …

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